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  1. Anonymous
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    there are 21 words called the x words that ask a yes or no


  2. Susie Smith
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    Re: there are 21 words called the x words that ask a yes or

    :?

    What do you mean?

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    Re: there are 21 words called the x words that ask a yes or

    • do
      does
      did
      is
      am
      are
      was
      were
      have
      has
      had
      will
      would
      shall
      should
      can
      could
      may
      might
      ought
      dare
      need

    22?

  4. Susie Smith
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    Re: there are 21 words called the x words that ask a yes or

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    • do
      does
      did
      is
      am
      are
      was
      were
      have
      has
      had
      will
      would
      shall
      should
      can
      could
      may
      might
      ought
      dare
      need

    22?
    Verbs used in yes/no-answer questions?

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    #5
    I wasn't sure, but they can all take initial position for a yes\no question.

  6. Susie Smith
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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I wasn't sure, but they can all take initial position for a yes\no question.
    That's what I figured he wanted too.


    Your list includes the verb to be, helping verbs, and modals. Do you know a name for this kind of verb? x verbs?

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